Economic and Trade Policy

Economic and trade policies are a major focus for the University and for policy makers. These researchers are actively engaging with the policy process and would welcome further engagement from policy makers. 

Dr Luke R. A. Butler

Lecturer

Birmingham Law School

Dr Luke R.A. Butler is a commercial lawyer with a general research interest in all aspects of law, policy and theory relating to government contracts and government commerce. Luke is best known for his research on regulation in complex industries, in particular, but not exclusively, the defence sector. At Birmingham, Luke teaches an unusually diverse range of subjects both in his areas of ...

Telephone
0121 414 7029
Email
l.r.a.butler@bham.ac.uk

Professor Simon Collinson

Professor Simon Collinson

Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Regional Economic Engagement
Director of the City-Region Economic Development Institute (City-REDI)
Professor of International Business and Innovation

The Department of Strategy and International Business

Simon Collinson has recently taken up the role of Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Regional Economic Engagement at the University of Birmingham. He is also Director of City-REDI, the City-Region Economic Development Institute and a Professor of International Business and Innovation at Birmingham Business School where he was the Dean from 2012-2016. Simon is Chair of the Chartered Association ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 9672
Email
s.collinson@bham.ac.uk

Stephen Daly

Stephen Daly

Lecturer in Law

Birmingham Law School

Stephen is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Birmingham, where he teaches company, public and tax law. He was previously a postdoctoral researcher at King’s College London and taught at the University of Oxford. He has published in leading academic journals, specialist tax magazines, is a regular speaker at national and international conferences, and has developed a moderately-sized ...

Telephone
0121 415 2451
Email
s.daly@bham.ac.uk

Professor Rilka Dragneva-Lewers

Professor Rilka Dragneva-Lewers

Professor of International Legal Studies

Birmingham Law School

Rilka Dragneva-Lewers is Professor of International Legal Studies at Birmingham Law School. She works on regional integration, EU external policy, legal reform and international diffusion of norms with a special reference to Eastern Europe. Her recent publications focus on Eurasian economic integration and its overlaps with EU initiatives in the post-Soviet region. Rilka’s work has strong ...

Telephone
0121 414 3146
Email
r.dragnevalewers@bham.ac.uk

Professor Robert Elliott

Professor Robert Elliott

Professor
Director of Admissions and Recruitment

The Department of Economics

Professor Robert Elliott is an applied economist who works at the intersection of international economics, development economics, environmental and energy economics and international business. He has a particular interest in the Chinese economy, firm behaviour, natural disasters and the impact of globalisation on the environment.

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Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 7700
Email
r.j.elliott@bham.ac.uk

Professor Nelson Enonchong

Professor Nelson Enonchong

Barber Professor of Law

Birmingham Law School

Professor Enonchong is the author of three major practitioner works in the field of banking and commercial law. He has advised in a number of complex international commercial disputes and has acted as an arbitrator in international commercial arbitrations

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6283
Email
n.e.enonchong@bham.ac.uk

Dr Matteo Fuoli

Dr Matteo Fuoli

Lecturer in Corpus-based Discourse Analysis

Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics

I am a lecturer in corpus-based discourse analysis. My research focuses on two main areas: corporate discourse and evaluative language. 

Telephone
+44 (0) 7454 203726
Email
m.fuoli@bham.ac.uk

Professor Robert Lee

Professor Robert Lee

Professor
Head of Birmingham Law School
CEPLER Director

Birmingham Law School

Professor Robert Lee is Head of the Law School and the Director of the Centre for Legal Education and Research  at the University of Birmingham. He has acted as specialist adviser to the European Parliament, the European Commission, the House of Commons and the National Assembly for Wales and has worked for the Department for the Environment in Northern Ireland (drafting ...

Telephone
0121 414 5864
Email
r.g.lee@bham.ac.uk

Professor Andy Lymer

Professor Andy Lymer

Professor of Accounting and Taxation

Andy has been a member of the Birmingham Business School for over 25 years and is currently its Director of Business Development. He is also the Director of the Research Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM). For the 4 years to November 2016 he was the Deputy Head (Associate Dean) of the School, was Interim Head of School during 2012. For the four prior years he was the Head ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 6677
Email
a.m.lymer@bham.ac.uk

Dr Maureen Mapp

Dr Maureen Mapp

Lecturer

Birmingham Law School

Dr Maureen Mapp is a lawyer whose research and teaching interests are in public law and private law particularly how to bridge the normative gap between law and non-state ethno cultural norms.  In this regard, Maureen has provided technical expertise to the Commonwealth Secretariat on adoption of cryptocurrencies and their impact on agricultural based economies. In collaboration with UNAFRI, ...

Telephone
+4 (0)121 414 2886
Email
m.o.mapp@bham.ac.uk

Dr Karen McAuliffe

Dr Karen McAuliffe

Reader in Law
Birmingham Fellow

Birmingham Law School

Dr McAuliffe’s principal area of research focuses on the relationship between law, language and translation in the EU legal order.  By clarifying the ways in which language plays a key role in determining judicial outcomes at the EU level, she challenges EU scholarship to look beyond more conventional approaches to the development of a rule of law that draw on law alone.  Her work ...

Telephone
0121 414 7269
Email
k.mcauliffe@bham.ac.uk

Dr Claire McIvor

Dr Claire McIvor

Senior Lecturer

Birmingham Law School

Dr Claire McIvor is a tort lawyer whose main research interests are: (i) liability for the acts of others (both vicarious and non-vicarious); (ii) public authority liability in negligence (particularly police liability), and more recently, (iii) legal applications of Epidemiology.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6324
Email
c.mcivor@bham.ac.uk

Professor Karen Rowlingson

Professor Karen Rowlingson

Professor of Social Policy

Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology

Karen is a Professor of Social Policy in the Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology, as well as being Director of Research for the College of Social Sciences and Deputy Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM).

Telephone
+44(0)121 415 8565
Email
k.rowlingson@bham.ac.uk

Professor Lorraine Talbot

Professor Lorraine Talbot

Professor of Company Law in Context

Birmingham Law School

Professor Talbot writes and teaches on company law and corporate governance from a law in context approach, with particular emphasis on the political economy of the company. She has written several books on company law and corporate governance as well as many scholarly articles. Her current project, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, ‘Making the Company Fit for Social Purpose’, deals ...

Telephone
0121 414 3631
Email
l.e.talbot@bham.ac.uk

Professor Martin Trybus

Professor Martin Trybus

Professor of European Law and Policy

Birmingham Law School

The research of Martin Trybus aims to make a contribution to the understanding and development of the Law of the European Union, especially its economic and constitutional aspects, to establish ‘European Union Defence and Security Law’ as a separate legal subject, and to contribute to the understanding and development of European Union Public Procurement Law.

 

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6330
Email
m.trybus@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ben Warwick

Dr Ben Warwick

Lecturer in Law

Birmingham Law School

Ben Warwick’s research explores how economic considerations affect the implementation of human rights (and especially socio-economic rights). This has led him to write on the related questions of crisis, neoliberalism, and the functioning of the relevant legal bodies. Ben is Co-Coordinator of the Law and Society Association's international Collaborative Research Network on Economic and ...

Telephone
0121 414 6288
Email
b.t.warwick@bham.ac.uk

Professor Karen Yeung

Professor Karen Yeung

Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics

Birmingham Law School

Karen Yeung is the University of Birmingham’s first Interdisciplinary Chair, taking up the post of Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics and Informatics at the University of Birmingham in the School of Law and the School of Computer Sciencein January 2018.  She has been a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Melbourne Law School since 2016. She is a Fellow of the ...

Telephone
0121 414 6298
Email
k.yeung@bham.ac.uk

Dr Chen Zhu

Dr Chen Zhu

Lecturer

Birmingham Law School

Dr Chen Zhu is committed to teaching and researching intellectual property (especially copyright). His publications have appeared in leading peer-reviewed academic journals such as Social & Legal Studies and International Journal of Information Technology and Law

Telephone
0121 414 8564
Email
c.w.zhu@bham.ac.uk